Henri Arslanian Hong Kong
- FinTech and Future of Banking and Financial Services
- RegTech and Future of Legal Services
- Author of “Entrepreneurship in Finance: Successfully Launching and Managing a Hedge Fund in Asia” (2016)
Henri Arslanian is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Hong Kong University where he teaches graduate courses on Entrepreneurship in Finance as well as the first FinTech course in Asia. His latest book titled “Entrepreneurship in Finance: Successfully Launching and Managing a Hedge Fund in Asia” will be published in late 2016 by Palgrave Macmillan.
A member of the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle and with over 45,000 LinkedIn followers, Henri is a regular speaker globally on the topic of FinTech and hedge funds to various audiences, ranging from TEDx to Fortune 500 management teams. He currently sits on a number of other finance, academic, civil society, and FinTech related boards and advisory boards.
Henri was recently with a FinTech start-up and previously spent many years with UBS Investment Bank in Hong Kong. Henri started his career as a financial markets and funds lawyer in Canada and Hong Kong.
Henri is fluent in English, French and Armenian and conversational in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese and has been awarded many academic and industry awards over the years, including the Governor General of Canada Gold Medal for Academic Excellence.
He holds a Masters in Chinese Law from Tsinghua University; a joint Global Executive MBA from Columbia Business School, London Business School, and Hong Kong University; a Masters in Transnational Law from the University of Sherbrooke; and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Montreal (Dean’s List of Excellence).